All obituaries are from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise indicated.


Rose VanKirk, 63, died Thursday, March 31, 1977, in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. VanKirk, 1628 W. Indian School, came to Arizona 25 years ago from Indiana. Surviving are her mother, Louise Turco; children, Nancye Hunton; Richard, Michael and Christopher; 3 brothers and 3 sisters; 11 grandchildren. Published in the Arizona Republic 4/3/1977.

VAN HULST, Winona Myrtle

Winona Myrtle Van Hulst, 66, of Gilbert, died Tuesday, March 29, 1977, in Desert Samaritan Hospital. She was a former aircraft assembler. Survived by husband, Wilfred, a daughter, Artie Nichols; seven grandchildren, two brothers and a sister. Bueler Mortuary. Arizona Republic 4/1/1977.

VELING, Russell J.

Services for Russell J. Veling, 58, an accountant who served in World War II, will be today in Paradise Chapel Funeral Home. Mr. Veling, 3815 N. 32nd St., died June 28, 1978, in his home. He moved here in 1962 from Kentucky. Published in the Arizona Republic 6/30/1978.